Book of Saints – Bernard of Tiron


BERNARD of TIRON (Saint) Abbot. (April 14) (12th century) A French monk of Poitou who, after leading for some time an Eremitical life, and later devoting himself to preaching, retired into the Forest of Tiron, and there founded a monastery which became the Head House of a Benedictine Congregation. Saint Bernard died A.D. 1117 at the age of seventy. His Congregation spread to the British Isles, among its monasteries being that of the Isle of Caldey.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Bernard of Tiron”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 August 2012. Web. 27 January 2022. <>